Equipment and Fees

Prices effective 07/01/17 - 07/01/18.

The listed prices are reflective of the charges to outside users of the equipment furnished by the Department of Food Science and Nutrition.

To schedule use, please contact Ray Miller at 612- 624-7776. Scheduling must be done two weeks in advance.

Equipment

Manufacturer

Capacity

Charge/Day

1 cheese vat 

Kusel 2,000 lb 165.75

1 cheese vat

cheese vat

Damrow 5,000 lb 165.75

2 cheese vats 

Kusel 2,000 lb 331.50

2 cheese vats

Nu-vat 800 lb 330.38

50 gal. Jacketed Tank

50 gal. 165.75

70 gal. portable tank (agitation, no jacket)

70 gal. 165.75

150 gal. jacketed tank with stirrer

150 gallon tank picture

150 gal. 165.75

Agglomerator

agglomerator

Glatt 3 lb.capacity 165.75 (per hour)
Bar former Imperial Design 50 lbs./hr. 822.00

Batch process cheese cooker

cheese cooker

Damrow 40 lbs 330.38

Batch process cheese cooker

cheese cooker

Blantech 10 lbs. 330.38

Butter churn

butter churn

Vane 300 lbs. 330.38

Coating drum

Spray Dynamics 2 lbs. / min. 398.00

Coating drum - batch

batch 165.75

Continuous ice cream freezer

continuous ice cream freezer

Tetra Hoyer SF 600N 120 gal./hr. 330.38

Decanter

Sharples 1 gal/min. 495.00

Desludging Centrifuge

decanter

Westfalia SB7 3-5 L /min. 612.00

Drum dryer

drum dryer

Buffalovac  6 inch drums 330.38

Evaporator Force Circulation

evaporator

C.E. Rogers 200 lb./minimum 330.38

Extruder *

extruder

extruder dryer

Buhler Twin Screw DNDL 44 75-100 lbs./hr. 2,319.00

Food chopper and cutter

Hobart 10 lb. bowl 165.75

Fruit feeder

APV Crepaco 35-45 lbs. /hr. 165.75

Hammermill

Fitzpatrick 5lb. Hopper 165.75

Homogenizer

Gaulin 60 gal./hr 165.75

Homogenizer

Gaulin 125 gal/hr 245.75

Colloid mill

Fryma adjustable gap 330.38

Colloid mill

Fryma batch 330.38

Mix processing system

  50-100 gal. 495.00

Pasteurizer

Cherry Burrel 4,000 lb/hr 342.00

Refrigerated tank

Cherry Burrell 200 galllon 165.75

Ribbon blender

ribbon blender

  100 lb. 238.60
Scherping cheddaring belt Scherping 200-300 lbs./hr. 1,132.00

Scherping cheese vat

scherping cheese vat

Scherping 2,500 lb. capacity 1,132.00

Separator

separator

Westfalia 2,000 lb/hr 238.60

Spray dryer

spray dryer

Coulter 90 lbs water/hr 1,236.00

Spray dryer

spray dryer spx

SPX Anhydro 20 lbs water/hr 824.00

UF system-plate & frame

DDS-20 10 liter tank 411.50

UF/RO unit

PTI 2-4",1-8"elements 495.00

UHT/HTST

Microthermics 1 to 3 liters/min. 1,510.00

Homoliod mill

Fitzpatrick 5 lb. feeder 165.75

Almix mixer

almix mixer

Tetra/APV 50 gallon 822.00

Soft serve ice cream freezer

soft serve ice cream machine

Taylor 4 gallon 330.38

Can pasteurizer

can pasteurizer

Custom 4 - 10 gallon cans 165.75

100 gallon tank

100 gallon tank

Cherry Burell 100 gallon 238.60

Piston filler

piston filler

Volumetric Tech 1 - 32 oz. 165.75

*Labor Included

Labor Charges

Student help - 32.36/hour  

Plant Manager - 79.50/hour 

Mitchell Maher - 53.00/hr

Additional Information

The mix processing system listed in the table aboce includes:

  • Vat pasteurizer
  • Homogenizer
  • Surface cooler
  • Univats

Users of the UF equipment listed above will supply new membranes.

Storage of materials generated during pilot plant trials will be charged storage fees, at the rate of $0.05/lb per month, for refrigerated storage.